West Africa

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2014
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By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN Nigerians spend more time and resources trying to impress their fellow nigerians than doing something truly extraordinary that impress the whole world. “Survival” or “dominance” seems to be the 2 main individual drivers, which makes the environment particularly unfriendly...
By benim
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Apr 21st, 2014
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By: Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei pericle925@yahoo.com Over the last few weeks, our dear nation, Liberia, has been attacked by the deadly Ebola virus. From all indications, we lack the capacity to counter the virus in a rapid and effective way. This is evidenced by the fact that we have not been able to mobi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By MG Zimeta The recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has captured international public attention that seems disproportionate to the scale of the outbreak itself.  This is not surprising.  Ebola is a communicable disease – that is to say, it is transmissible between humans.  In this regard, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 13th, 2014
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Nearly 800,000 people, most going to the polls for the first time, are expected to cast their vote Sunday for one of 13 politicians seeking the presidency, with 15 parties fielding candidates for parliamentary seats. The election aims to usher in new leadership in the impoverished West African nation...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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By Nana Arhin Tsiwah   The major policy of French colonial administration in West Africa until 1946 took on the wheels of “Assimilation”. The underlying policy was to enable France implant French culture and civilisation on the people with the intention of suffocating the culture and fundamental...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Said Temsamani The text of the speech of His Majesty King Mohammed VI in Abidjan before Ivorian- Moroccan businessmen, is carrying a unique and singular vision on the economic development of Africa. The royal vision is clear. It is time for Africa to learn from itself. It is only when Africans do ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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By Abiola Akintunde Some weeks ago, I had a conversation with a cousin of mine who travelled to Germany few years ago and we really talked. He asked about my welfare and that of the whole family without a sigh until he asked if Nigeria has change for good when it comes to leadership and […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2013
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Across East and West Africa, Iranian and Lebanese nationals have been arrested in connection with Hezbollah-related terrorist activities. What is Hezbollah and Iran – building in Africa, and why? Cache of weapons discovered at home of suspected Hezbollah operatives in Kona, Nigeria. Photo by AF...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2013
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Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe’s ruling Union for the Republic won more than two-thirds of the seats in Parliament in last week’s vote. Preliminary results show the party won 62 of the 91 seats in the July 24 election, Angele Aguigah, president of the National Independent Electoral Commission, t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 17th, 2013
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WIDENING its portfolio of smartphones available in the country, Samsung Electronics West Africa, has introduced the world’s largest smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Mega, to the Nigerian market. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Mega combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, m...